Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’

Airbus delivers record 61 aircraft in December, 498 for the year; Boeing ends year on 481

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered almost 500 new aircraft in 2009, but how popular were each of its models? Boeing fell just short of Airbus’ figure but which regions received most new aircraft in December? How do these figures compare with 2008?

Dreamliner flies… making more long ‘thin’ routes viable

Dreamlimer flies…making long ‘thin’ long routes viableOver two years later than originally planned, the Dreamliner is aloft. But which airlines have ordered the most of Boeing’s new small widebody and what sort of routes might it help launch? We do some crystal ball gazing.

Airbus marginally increases 2009 delivery lead over Boeing; 8 aircraft to Ryanair in November

Airbus marginally increases 2009 delivery lead over Boeing; 8 aircraft to Ryanair in NovemberWhich are the airlines to have received the most Airbus and Boeing aircraft this month? What aircraft has Juneyao Airlines had delivered? And which large aircraft has been delivered to a private customer?

Boeing gains on Airbus in 2009 delivery race; Air France gets first A380

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus and Boeing delivered 166 aircraft during September and October with Boeing handing over eight more aircraft than its European rival. But which carriers were receiving the most new aircraft and did US or Chinese airlines collect most new Boeings?

Airbus and Boeing slow deliveries in August; British Airways receives first A318

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsChinese carriers still dominate deliveries in August. British Airways took delivery of its transatlantic A318 while Qantas received its fourth A380. Air India added three 777s but how many 737s did Ryanair get?

Airbus and Boeing deliveries slow in July; Airbus delivers 1000th A330/A340 to Thai

Article ThumbnailBoth Airbus and Boeing staff seem to have started their summer holidays/vacations a bit earlier this year as deliveries fell to just 67 in July from 94 in June. But the airlines in which country were kept busiest with new deliveries in July?

Airbus and Boeing deliveries reach 94 in June; Ryanair receives 40 new aircraft in six months

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOrders may be slow right now but deliveries reached a recent high. Which carriers have been receiving the keys to new aircraft in May and June? What share of deliveries are widebody aircraft?

April deliveries; Airbus up, Boeing down

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus jumped back ahead of Boeing in terms of aircraft delivered in 2009 thanks to 46 deliveries to 37 different customers, including some relatively unknown carriers. Boeing delivered five more aircraft to Ryanair and which US legacy carrier?

Airbus and Boeing deliver 237 aircraft in Q1; Ryanair receives 22 and easyJet 11

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus and Boeing delivered just one fewer aircraft in Q1 this year compared with last year with Boeing just ahead. We look at deliveries from both companies in February and March. Which long-haul carriers accepted several new widebody aircraft?

Airbus and Boeing deliver 69 aircraft in January; Ryanair fleet grows by six

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus and Boeing started the year delivering almost the same number of aircraft. Europe’s leading LCCs led the way but which airlines were first time customers? Only 11 widebodies were delivered by the manufacturers. To which adventurous airlines?

Russia’s second biggest international airline, Transaero, grows by 50% in 2008

Article ThumbTransaero’s fleet of over 40 mostly Boeing aircraft include 747s and 777s. These have helped it to rank #2 after Aeroflot among Russian airlines for international traffic. How seasonal is demand for the airline and what are its network priorities for 2009?

Boeing 747 celebrates 40th anniversary; Heathrow the place to see them

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryOver 1400 747s of different configurations have been built in the last 40 years, but how many airlines are still operating the last passenger version, the -400? At which airports will you see most 747s and which are the longest (and shortest) commercial flights operated by this type?